obligingness


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o·blig·ing

 (ə-blī′jĭng)
adj.
Ready to do favors for others; accommodating.

o·blig′ing·ly adv.
o·blig′ing·ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.obligingness - a disposition or tendency to yield to the will of others
agreeability, agreeableness - a temperamental disposition to be agreeable
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obligingness

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The Miss Bertrams were now fully established among the belles of the neighbourhood; and as they joined to beauty and brilliant acquirements a manner naturally easy, and carefully formed to general civility and obligingness, they possessed its favour as well as its admiration.
"If obligingness is the vocation of financiers, charity is the virtue of the clergy.